Alternative version of cover artwork for Muse's 2006 album 'Black Holes & Revelations'. Storm Thorgerson recalled, "Muse favoured an exotic location for the cover of Black Holes and Revelations to show our modern version of the four horsemen of the apocalypse. These harbingers of doom were now dressed in appropriate suits, in order to represent the four greatest ills of mankind - in medieval times these were famine, plague, pestilence etc but in our contemporary world we decided (in our infinite wisdom) that the four greatest ills were paranoia, intolerance, narcissism and greed. The location is in Bardenas, Spain and is a wondrous place, such that we took several versions in a variety of differing locations."
The version in AV40 is the same in principle as the published album cover, but in a slightly different spot. The remaining prints in this edition come complete with a certified 'Storm Thorgerson Estate' stamp.
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A Giclee print is the most common way of producing collectable prints in the digital age. It is produced is by scanning an original negative or optimising a digital file.The image is then out-putted on various mediums using archival inks. Fine quality coated papers are used to make delicate, beautiful archival prints.
Archival 310gsm cotton based rag papers have lead the way in meeting the needs of professional fine art printers. Photographers and print-makers alike can rely on these new papers to produce the highest quality images they have come to know and love.
With no optical brighteners and the longevity, image stability and a clean matt surface required for the very best in fine art printing, Smooth Cotton Rag is offered as the perfect choice for crisp detail, while the Textured Cotton range features a contoured surface for enhanced creative expression.
A3 (11.7" x 16.5" inches) (29.7 cm x 42.0 cm)
A2 (16.5" x 23.4" inches) (42.0 cm x 59.4 cm)
A1 (23.4" x 33.1" inches) (59.4 cm x 84.1 cm)
A0 (33.1" x 46.8" inches) (84.1 cm x 118.9 cm)
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